2 million social networking & e-mail accounts hacked

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(UNDATED) - It might be a good time to change your passwords.  According to cybersecurity firm Trustwave, hackers have broken into nearly two million accounts on sites such as Facebook, Google, Twitter, and Yahoo.

The breach reportedly happened after keylogging software maliciously installed on computers around the world.  The virus captured login information on more than 93,000 websites over the past month.

It sent those usernames and passwords to a server controlled by the the hackers-- Trustwave traced that serve to The Netherlands.

Many of the passwords stolen were weak and easy to guess, such as "123456."  Security experts suggest running your antivirus software, and creating new, stronger passwords.